What’s On at The Sanctuary Thailand

Each week, The Sanctuary has an interesting program of retreats, workshops, classes and events on offer to all visitors and guests. Being very in the moment, we plan many of our classes and events week by week based on the teachers who are with us and what is popular with our guests. We are blessed to have world-renowned teachers passing through all year round and we always have a colourful array of classes and workshops on offer. Our up and coming retreats and workshops are displayed below…  simply click on the event you are interested in for further details and booking information!

Upcoming Retreats and Workshops

Chakra Healing Workshop<br />1st to 5th September 2014

Chakras are centers of energy in our subtle body that hold physical, mental and emotional patterns that govern our daily lives. By bringing the chakras into balance we can understand and heal energy blockages, emotions, mental patterns and unhealthy behaviors, and essentially learn to heal ourselves and others.

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JungleYoga Teacher Training – 500 hr Level 2 6th July – 15th August, 2014

with Randall O’Leary

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JungleYoga Teacher Training – Level 1 / 7th September – 3rd October, 2014

with Randall O’Leary

Our Level 1 course is aimed at giving students a deeper experience of yoga. We not only practice yoga in its many forms, we also look into the methods and techniques to understand how and why yoga works. This is useful for both students who are or wish to become teachers and for people who are simply interested in going deeper into their practice. We run a course which is designed to be fun, intelligent, transformative and interesting. Regardless of your yoga experience, there is much to be learned and explored in the course. Read More >>

Yoga One 200 hour Teacher Training with Yoga Therapist Shy Sayar / 15th November – 13th December, 2014
This comprehensive, Yoga Alliance registered training program is designed to deepen your understanding of Yoga, in order to cultivate a solid, safe and effective practice as the foundation of skillful teaching. The program emphasizes developing an embodied proficiency in the fundamental physical and theoretical principles of yoga, as well as powerful tools for the skillful application of yogic resources to enhance health and well-being for yourself and for your students. Read More >>
Vitality Now Detox Retreat with Kimmana Nichols / February 16th – 22nd, 2015

vitality-now-thailand-header1-1024x440-300x128During this week we will empower the digestive and transformative force of the body, known in Ayurveda as Agni. For increased results, the cleanse will combine a range of techniques from Ayurveda and Yoga to Naturopathy and Chinese Medicine, creating a truly holistic detox experience. Each day we will cover a different aspect of wellness education so that you leave the detox with the wisdom to sustain the vitality that we create together. The base detox program will be gentle with an emphasis on restoring digestive power and vitality for life. There will be extra options available to increase detoxification, deep relaxation or specified bodywork treatment once you have had your holistic consultation with Kimmana. Read More >>

Past Events

This week at the Sanctuary…

‘Like’ our Facebook page to see future weekly timetables and event posters directly on your Facebook news feed –  www.facebook.com/sanctuarythailand Our week begins every Sunday at 3pm with The Gathering at the Tea Temple.  At this event you can discover what the following week will bring. You can meet our healers and teachers, ask questions, sign up for events and be involved in free demonstrations. Monday to Friday sees a variety of classes, workshops and events. Some classes last between 1 and 2 hours and workshops may run for a few hours to a few days. We also have free Tea Temple events – such as kirtan singing, chanting, conscious cinema (discourses and spiritual documentaries) and talks. You can drop into the Tea Temple at any time to find out more information and sign up for classes and workshops. The Tea Temple is open between Sunday and Friday for tea, shakes and snacks.  Between 1 and 3 pm, the Tea Temple serves a simple yet delicious Japanese-inspired lunch menu – including range of healthy salads, Sushi rolls with brown rice and Miso soup!

Regular events and classes that we are currently hosting include:

  • Weekly Astrology Weather Report every Monday – Free
  • Introduction to Ayurveda and Holistic Health – Free class
  • Wednesday Storytelling evening – 6 to 7pm – By donation
  • Daily free Meditation classes – 6 to 7pm

Consciousness Cinema

We have a range of alternative and spiritual documentaries and discourses available to watch in the Tea Temple on demand.

Regular Free Weekly Events

Tuesday Movie under the Stars

Lay back and relax on the beach underneath the starry sky and enjoy a movie from our eclectic collection, every Tuesday night at 8:30pm.  Movies are screened in the restaurant during wet weather!

Thursday Open Mic Night

From singing, guitar, poetry and comedy to raincoat fashion parades, dijeridoo and belly dancing; we’ve nearly seen it all at our very popular Open Mic night.  It happens every Thursday night at the Sanctuary restaurant.  Whether you are on stage or in the audience, it is always an entertaining evening.. our talented Thai staff often join in the fun!

The Gathering  -  3pm every Sunday

Join us at the Tea Temple every Sunday at 3pm for the opportunity to meet our healers…  learn about the natural therapies on offer, ask questions and participate in demonstrations.  It is also the perfect chance to meet other guests and find out about upcoming workshops, events and classes!  During the School of Life, workshop teachers will present talks and demonstrations at the Gathering, before their workshop begins on Monday.

Get outdoors!

Haad Tien Bay

Hiking

Either take on the challenge of the jungle walk to Had Rin town (approximately 2 hours) or perhaps explore the riverbed and the waterfalls as the trail meanders its way up the hillside. There are also walks to other bays further north on the east coast. The viewpoint is a beautiful place that some people find on their first day here, yet others take years to discover! A short 15 minute walk to the top of the headlands reveals a stunning view up the coast and of neighbouring island Koh Samui. Getting there for sunrise is a pilgrimage well worth the effort.

Boat Trips

Traditional Thai long-tail boat trips can be arranged with any of the family boatmen. Cruise the east coast in a long-tail boat and enjoy waterfalls, stunning coral and deserted beaches.

Kayaking

We offer sea kayaks for rent as an adventurous and healthy way to explore the beautiful east coast of Koh Phangan. Take a packed lunch, visit deserted beaches and practice your snorkelling!

Ang Thong Marine National Park Day Trip

Located west of Koh Phangan, a speedboat day trip to the marine reserve can be organised for you. This is an amazing day out where you can snorkel in totally untouched coral gardens, picnic on empty beaches and explore the Emerald Lake.

 


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